Tag: landmark

New Funds for Preservation

February 11th, 2013

A new King County historic preservation program is the first to fund operations, rather than projects, and will go a long way to keeping such organizations viable, especially smaller organizations.


Urban Politics #162: Monorail Update: Landmark Status & Code Changes

August 3rd, 2003

On July 22, the Neighborhoods, Arts & Civil Rights Committee of the Seattle City Council passed Council Bill 114629 an ordinance designating only the Alweg cars for landmarks protection. The ordinance, which I sponsored, does not grant landmarks protections (called “controls”) to the monorail guide ways and columns.


Urban Politics #158: Monorail Landmark Designation

June 6th, 2003

The Landmarks Preservation Board voted on Wednesday, June 4, to approve an agreement designating the current 1962 monorail as a historic landmark. With this vote, the issue now moves to the City Council for final consideration.